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    Re: THE RAFT BOOK by Gatty on eBay
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2013 Jan 23, 08:17 -0800
    This book is well worth having, I love mine.


    --- On Wed, 1/23/13, Dave Walden <waldendand---.com> wrote:

    From: Dave Walden <waldendand---.com>
    Subject: [NavList 22079] THE RAFT BOOK by Gatty on eBay
    To: garylapook---.net
    Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 6:36 AM

    if you need a copy (I have mine already):

    THE RAFT BOOK aviator Harold Gatty WWII-era lifesaving boat navigation w/map

    271142316534 Item number:

    The Raft Book. Lore of the Sea and Sky. Written by noted aviator Harold Gatty, this vintage book comes in its original slipcase with one big "coffee table-sized" map printed on both sides, one big "coffee table-sized" chart printed on both sides with Northern and Southern Latitudes and one "Greenwich Date and Hour Scales" ruler-like paper piece. Copyright 1943. No printing date stated but there is a 1943 on the title page. George Grady Press, publishers. SOFTCOVER (paperback), approx. 5-1/2" x 7-1/2", 152 pages. This is NOT a former library copy.

    Please review the photos carefully. Cover has bumped, worn corners and a little edge wear. Page corners are bumped. There is a little separation between a couple of the pages but nothing is loose because of it. There is a name written on the title page and a light erasure mark on the inside front cover. Slipcase has edge and corner wear plus edge wear on the pasted-on illustration. Slipcase surfaces have some scuffing/scratching and soil. Label on the slipcase spine is discolored. Map and chart have edge and corner wear plus "not smooth" areas from handling (and the expected folds). There a small holes at the intersections of some of the folds plus a small bit of writing on the map and chart. Ruler-like piece has the expected folds, edge/corner wear and "not smooth" areas from handling. NO musty odors.
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